Online Collection

Gary Cartwright Oral History

Object Number: 2011.001.0025
Category: Oral Histories
Oral history interview subject: Gary Cartwright
Oral history interviewer: Stephen Fagin
Type of Object: Oral history
Dimensions: 57 Minutes
Medium: DVD-R
Videotaped oral history interview with Gary Cartwright. A writer and editor with "Texas Monthly" magazine, Cartwright was a sports writer at "The Dallas Morning News" in 1963. He and his roommate, the late Bud Shrake, often socialized with Jack Ruby and his strippers.

Interview conducted at Mr. Cartwright's home on March 18, 2011 by Associate Curator Stephen Fagin. The interview is fifty-seven minutes long.

The video attached to this record is an excerpt. The entire interview is available in our Reading Room to on-site researchers or by submitting a Rights & Reproductions Request Form.
Curator's Notes

Cartwright has written about the Kennedy assassination on several occasions, most notably in the Texas Monthly cover story, "Who Was Jack Ruby?" (November 1976, volume 3, number 11). - Stephen Fagin, Associate Curator

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